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25 03, 2020

The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

By |2020-03-23T18:07:44+01:00March 25th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

We’ve all heard the story of Newton and the apple. According to the legend, he came up with the theory of gravity when he was sitting under a tree and an apple fell on his head, at which point it all suddenly dawned on him. We love to hear stories of these great aha moments. [...]

21 01, 2020

Innovation isn’t supposed to be fun

By |2020-01-21T21:28:24+01:00January 21st, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

Gary Pisano, a Harvard Business School Professor, wrote an excellent article in HBR last year on the hard realities of what innovative company cultures actually look like, which I highly recommend every aspiring innovator to read. The bottom line? The inspiring and comfortable attributes, such as freedom, low hierarchy, and tolerance for failure that are associated with innovative company [...]

18 04, 2016

This guy made a fun video while renovating his garage

By |2016-11-04T10:38:10+01:00April 18th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

This video might start off looking like just another DIY project, but partway through it shows the fun and creativity that the author put into it. Technically speaking, it's nothing special. Youtuber Hampton Rutland explains how he's finishing a construction project with wood he reclaimed from a derelict demolished house. But once it starts (at around [...]